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Case TitleFEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM v. U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv03113
Date Filed2019-10-16
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffFEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM
Case DescriptionFederation for American Immigration Reform submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning the collection of DNA samples from arrested individuals. FAIR also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told FAIR that while it would try to process the request as quickly as possible it probably could not do so. The agency also invited FAIR to narrow its request to allow for it to be processed more quickly FAIR declined to narrow its request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, FAIR filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
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2019-10-161COMPLAINT against U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-6455528) filed by FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Casale, Ralph) (Entered: 10/16/2019)
2019-10-162LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM (Casale, Ralph) (Entered: 10/16/2019)
2019-10-18Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (adh, ) (Entered: 10/18/2019)
2019-10-183SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 10/18/2019)
2019-10-184STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 10/18/2019. (lctnm1) (Entered: 10/18/2019)
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